ta

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /
|

interjection British Slang.

thank you.

Nearby words

Origin of ta

First recorded in 1765–75; by infantile shortening and alteration

Definition for ta (2 of 6)

ṭā

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /

noun

the 16th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of ṭā

From Arabic

Definition for ta (3 of 6)

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /

noun

the third letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of

From Arabic

Definition for ta (4 of 6)

Ta

Symbol, Chemistry.


Definition for ta (5 of 6)

TA

teaching assistant.
transit authority.

Definition for ta (6 of 6)

T&A

or T and A

Slang. tits and ass.
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.

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British Dictionary definitions for ta (1 of 3)

ta

/ (tɑː) /

interjection

British informal thank you

Word Origin for ta

C18: imitative of baby talk

British Dictionary definitions for ta (2 of 3)

Ta

the chemical symbol for

tantalum

British Dictionary definitions for ta (3 of 3)

TA

abbreviation for (in Britain)

Territorial Army (now superseded by TAVR)

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Medicine definitions for ta

Ta

The symbol for the elementtantalum

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Science definitions for ta (1 of 2)

Ta

The symbol for tantalum.

Science definitions for ta (2 of 2)

tantalum

[ tăntə-ləm ]

Ta

A hard, heavy, gray metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion at low temperatures. It is used to make light-bulb filaments, surgical instruments, and glass for camera lenses. Atomic number 73; atomic weight 180.948; melting point 3,017°C; boiling point 5,458°C; specific gravity 16.6; valence 2, 3, 4, 5. See Periodic Table.

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